Thinning Hair
Thinning Hair

No one can stop hair loss completely. But you can have healthier, fuller and thicker hair while slowing down the rate of loss.

Phototherapy

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EVIDENCE OF BENEFIT
SIDE EFFECTS
RECOMMENDED DOSAGE OR USE
Low Level Laser Therapy (LLLT)
(FDA-approved)
  • Also known as cold laser therapy, uses low-level lasers to stimulate hair regrowth with non-destructive, non-ionizing radiation. 80

  • A rigorous, independently conducted clinical trial commissioned by the manufacturer and reviewed by FDA investigators was conducted on women with female pattern hair loss. After 26 weeks, 76.4% of 55 experienced over 50% hair regrowth (with 42% achieving over 80% regrowth). Of the 13 patients who had less than 50% regrowth, 7 had over 30%, 3 grew back between 20 and 30%, and 3 had less than 20% regrowth (but no loss).80

Reported adverse side effect: 80

  • temporary itching
Two 20-minute treatment sessions a week 80
Note: eye protection must be worn with laser therapy. 80
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